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Memory cafes

Memory cafes provide a friendly and supportive environment where people can meet, talk, and learn more about dementia and what support is available.

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Resources

  • Active Minds – dementia activity resourcesFebruary 15 2016Active Minds produce a suite of activity products to assist people with dementia in leading active, engaging and fulfilling lives - enjoying activities that are meaningful to them.
  • The Daily SparkleFebruary 8 2016The Daily Sparkle is a professionally written daily and weekly reminiscence and activity tool supported by the UK's leading care organisations such as the NHS, AgeUK and DementiaUK.
  • Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia 2020February 21 2015The Prime Minister recently launched the government’s five year vision for the future of dementia care, support and research, which follows on from the existing Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia, launched in March 2012.
  • Putting dementia on the mapNovember 29 2013Putting dementia on the map published by the Department of Health draws on data and information about dementia health and care, dementia friendly communities and research.
  • Dementia: A state of the nation report on dementia care and support in EnglandThis report, published by the Department of Health, sets out what is known about dementia care, support and research. It highlights where improvements are being made and where improvements are needed.
  • Building dementia-friendly communities: A priority for everyoneSeptember 3 2013This report, published by the Alzheimer's Society, explores evidence from people with dementia about their experiences of living in their community and the ten key things they would like to see in a dementia-friendly community.

Groups

  • Bude memory cafeThe Bude memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on the 1st and 3rd Friday, from 2.00 - 4.00pm at Park House Centre.Park House Centre, Ergue-Gaberic Way, Bude, EX23 8LDKim - 01288 356060 / Colin - 01288 354906
  • Falmouth Memory caféThe Falmouth memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at Emmanual Baptist Church, Western Terrace, Falmouth..Emmanuel Baptist Church, Western Terrace, Falmouth TR11 4QJ, United Kingdom01326 313043http://www.falmouthmemorycafe.org
  • Truro Memory CaféThe Truro Memory Cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every 2nd and 4th Friday from 1.30 - 3.30pm at All Saints Church, , Highertown, Truro, TR1 3LD..All Saints Church, Higher Town, Tresawls Road, Truro, TR1 3LD01872 552634
  • Penzance Memory CaféThe Penzance memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 1.30 - 3.30pm at the One Stop Shop in St Clare.Hope Church, Lansdowne Place, Alverton, Penzance, TR18 4QB, United Kingdom07974 72843
  • St Austell Memory CaféThe St Austell Memory Cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on the 1st and 3rd Monday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at Cuddra WI Hall, Bucklers Lane, St Austell..Cuddra Hall, Bucklers Lane, Holmbush Road, St Austell, PL25 3JN01726 64734
  • Saltash dememtia caféSaltash dememtia café is open to anyone worried about their memory, worried about someone else’s memory or affected by dementia. It is held between 2-4pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at Burraton Methodist Church.Burraton Methodist Church, Callington Road, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 4RH01752 848728
  • St Ives and Carbis Bay Memory CaféThe St Ives and Carbis Bay Memory Cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at the Carbis Bay Memorial Hall.Memorial Hall, Trencrom Lane, Carbis Bay, TR26 2TA07851 111496
  • Fowey Memory CaféThe Fowey Memory Cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on alternate Thursdays from 2.00 - 4.00pm at Squires Field Community Centre, Fowey.Squires Field Community Centre, Langurtho Road, Fowey, UK01726 832846
  • Bodmin Memory CaféThe Bodmin memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every 2nd and 4th Thursday, from 2.00pm - 4.00pm at the Christian Fellowship Centre, Berrycombe Road, Bodmin.Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin PL31 2NS, United Kingdom01208 77586 or 07816 23531
  • St Just Memory CaféThe St Just Memory Cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at Knut Inn, Plain-an-Gwarry, St Just, TR19 7HX.Methodist Church, Chapel Street, St Just, Penzance TR19 7LT, UK01736 786043
  • Callington Memory CaféThe Callington memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every other Saturday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at Town Hall, New Road, Callington, PL17 7BD.Callington Town Hall, New Road, Callington, PL17 7BE01579 383066http://callingtonmemorycafe.co.uk/
  • Helston Memory CaféThe Helston memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 2.00pm - 4.00pm at Hens Horn Court, Cunnack Clos, off Station Road, Helston.Hens Horn Court, Cunnack Close, Off Station Road, Helston , Cornwall07974 728435
  • Redruth Memory CaféThis memory cafe run by the Alzheimer's Society in Cornwall is open to anyone worried about their memory, worried about someone else’s memory or affected by dementia. It is held between 1.30 - 3.30pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at Redruth Community Centre.Redruth Community Centre, Chapel Street, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 1AN01872 277963http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/custom_scripts/services.php?serviceCode=2133&branchCode=14528&areaBC=WESW
  • Lostwithiel memory cafeThe Lostwithiel memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on alternate Thursdays from 2.00 - 4.00pm at Lostwithiel Community Centre.Liskeard Methodist Church, Wesley House, Bay Tree Hill, Liskeard, PL14 3LY01208 871470 / 07768 866949
  • Camborne Memory CaféThis memory cafe run by the Alzheimer's Society in Cornwall is open to anyone worried about their memory, worried about someone else’s memory or affected by dementia. It is held between 1.30 - 3.30pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at All Saints Church Community Centre.All Saints Church Community Centre, Church View Road, Tuckingmill, Camborne, Cornwall, TR14 8RQ01872 277963http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/custom_scripts/services.php?serviceCode=2138&branchCode=14528&areaBC=WESW
  • Liskeard memory cafeThe Liskeard memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on the 1st Friday of the month from 2.00 - 4.00pm at Liskeard Methodist Church.Liskeard Methodist Church, Wesley House, Bay Tree Hill, Liskeard, PL14 3LY01579 345776 / 07787 096482
  • Perranwell Memory CaféThe Perranwell memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at Perranwell Village Hall.Perranwell Village Hall, School Hill, Perranwell Station, TR3 7NJ 01872 862115 / 07710 291327
  • Probus Memory CaféThe Probus Memory Café is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 2.30 - 4.30pm at Probus Village Hall.Probus Village Hall, Amelia Court, Probus, Cornwall, TR2 4NB01726 884388 / 07541 319989
  • Perranporth Memory CaféThe Perranporth memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every 2nd Monday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at St Michaels Church Hall.St Michaels Church Hall, Boscawen Road, Perranporth TR6 0JX, United Kingdom01872 572050 / 07944 348169
  • Padstow Memory CaféThe Padstow Memory Cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on alternate Tuesdays from 1.30 - 3.30pm at St Johns Church.St Johns Church Padstow, Church Lane, Padstow, PL28 8AY
  • Mullion Sunshine CaféThe Mullion memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on the 1st and 3rd Friday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at Mullion Methodist Chapel.Mullion Methodist Church, Mullion, Helston, UK01326 240709
  • St Columb memory cafeThe St Columb Memory Cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every Thursday from 1.00 - 3.00pm at the Columba Centre.The Columba Centre, West Street, St Columb Major, TR9 6AE01637 889682 / 07900 67738http://www.stcolumb.org.uk/columbacentre/
  • Pensilva Memory CafeThe Pensilva Memory Cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on the 4th Thursday of the month from 2.00 - 4.00pm at St Johns Church.St Johns Church, Higher Road, Church Hill, Pensilva, PL14 5NF01759 362698 / 01579 363461
  • Newquay St Michaels Memory CafeThe Newquay St Michaels memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at St Michaels Church.St Michaels Church, St Michaels Road, Newquay, TR7 1RA01637 873463
  • Polperro Memory CaféThe Polperro memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every 3rd Friday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at the Polperro Methodist Church.The Methodist Church, Fore Street, Polperro, PL13 2JJ01503 272473
  • Newquay Memory CaféThe Newquay memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at St Columb Minor Church Hall.St Columb Minor Church Hall, Church Street, St Columb Minor, TR7 3EY07968 960694
  • Carnon Downs Memory CaféThe Carnon Downs memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at Carnon Downs Village Hall.Carnon Downs Village Hall, Carnon Downs, TR3 6JJ01872 862370
  • Launceston memory cafeThe Launceston memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every other Saturday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at the Central Methodist Church hall.Central Methodist Church Hall, Castle Street, Launceston, PL15 8AZ01566 774 425 / 07970 045310
  • Downderry Memory CaféThe Downderry memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every 2nd and 4th Thursday, from 2.00 - 4.00pm at the Coastal Zone Methodist Church.Downderry PL11 3JZ, United Kingdom01503 250381 / 01503 241003
  • Camelford Memory CaféCamelford Purple Angel Top Town Memory Café is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia, their carer or family. It is held every 2nd an 4th Wednesday 1.00 - 3.00pm at Camelford Hall, the Clease car park, Camelford, PL32 9QX.Jane Moore 01840 212 780
  • Wadebridge Memory CaféThe Wadebridge Memory Cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at the John Betjemen Centre,Southern Way, Wadebridge, PL27 7BX..John Betjemen Centre, Southern Way, Wadebridge, PL27 7BX01208 841542 / 07917 195372
  • Isles of Scilly Memory CafeThe Isles of Scilly Memory Cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2.00 - 4.00pm at Carn Gwavel, St Marys.Carn Gwavel, St Mary's, TR21 0NA01720 442663
  • St Germans Memory CaféThe St German's memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 2.00 - 4.00pm at St German's Chapel.St German's Chapel, St German's, PL11 3EZ01503 230 404
  • St Day Memory CaféThe St Day memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on alternate Tuesdays from 6.30 - 8.30pm at Park Henver.Parkhenver, West End, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3AA01209 215790http://www.reflectionsouthwest.com
  • Crantock memory caféThe Crantock memory cafe is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held every 1st Monday of the month from 2.00 - 4.00pm at the Crantock Village Hall.Crantock Village Hall, Halwyn Road, Crantock, TR8 5RT01637 831347http://www.crantockmemorycafe.org.uk
  • Alzheimer’s SocietyAlzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.Devon House, 58 St Katharine's Way, London, E1W 1LB020 7423 3500http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/
  • Penryn Memory CafeA fun and friendly, fortnightly event for people in Penryn living with dementia in our local community.Penryn Methodist Church, Penryn TR10 8RW, United Kingdom
  • Cornwall College Memory CafeThe Cornwall College Memory Café, based at our Camborne campus, is run by students and staff with support from the Alzheimer’s Society. The Memory Café will meet weekly during term time on Thursdays from 2.30pm to 4pm in Trevenson Restaurant. Come along to join in with some activities, ...Pool TR15 3RD, United Kingdom01209 616275www.cornwall.ac.uk
  • St Agnes Memory caféEvery first and third Wednesday from 2pm to 4.pm at the Miners and Mechanics Institute, Vicarage Road, St Agnes TR5 0TEMiners and Mechanics Institute, Vicarage Road,Saint Agnes TR5 0TE, United Kingdom01872 552689
  • Torpoint Memory CaféTorpoint Memory Café is open to anyone worried about their memory or affected by dementia. It is held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, 2.00 – 4.00pm at the Knut Inn, St James Church Hall, Torpoint, PL11 2BHSt James Church Hall,Saint James Road, Torpoint PL11 2BH, United KingdomSt James Church Hall,
  • Looe Community Memory CafeLooe Community Memory Cafe takes place at St Martins Church Hall in Looe every 2nd Friday of each month from 2.00-4.00 pm.St Martins Church Hall, Looe, PL13 1NX01503 24414 / 01503 264846
  • REPoD – Rotarians Easing Problems of DementiaThis is a joint initiative between members of various Rotary Clubs who have recognised the need for increased support in the community for families affected by dementia.www.repod-int.or
  • Millbrook Memory CafeMillbrook Memory Café, The Scout Hall, Fore Street, Millbrook, Torpoint. Held on the 1st Tuesday of each month, 2pm to 4pm.  The Scout Hall, Fore Street, Millbrook PL10 1BA, United Kingdom
  • Made ArtsMade arts interventions are bespoke, effectively managed, professionally delivered and critically appraised.Falmouth TR11 4QJ, United Kingdom07710 751890http://made-arts.com/home.html
  • Portscatho Memory CaféCafé Roseland is situated in the Memorial Hall in Portscatho. This is a local community café for residents of the Roseland Peninsula;CafeRoselandRSPG-Mockup a place for people to get together and socialise. Refreshments will be available together with activities such as art, sewing/knitting/crochet, board games, looking through photos of Old Cornwall etc, or you may just prefer to have a cup of tea and talk to friends.Portscatho Memorial Hall, Portscatho TR2 5EE, United Kingdomhttp://roselandonline.co.uk/cafe-roseland-for-all-the-community/
  • Camelford Memory CafeMemory Cafe serving Camelford and local areas. (PLEASE REMOVE THE OLD CAMELFORD CAFE AT ANVIL COURT - NO LONGER RUNNING) Camelford Hall, The Clease, Camelford, PL32 9QX, United Kingdom01840 212780
  • Royal Cornwall Museum Older People OutreachReminiscence activities are an effective way of bringing pleasure, stimulation, meaning and purpose into the lives of older people, especially those with dementia.01872 272205
  • Pelynt Memory CafeHeld on the third Thursday of every month from 2pm to 4pm at the Pelynt Methodist Chapel, Pelynt.Pelynt Methodist Chapel, Pelynt, Cornwall01503 220307
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